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Engineering Society Of Buffalo(ESB) Scholarship Run - Road - 5 km [ Find another review ] [ Home ]

4.2 starsPre-race
Ease for day-of registration1 of 1 : Day-of registration will never be problem - race has plenty of slots or is not big
Registration lines1 of 1 : Streamlined, three or more lines, volunteers informed
Packet pickup organization1 of 1 : Packets pre-assembled, pins and shirts/swag in bags, etc.
Parking1 of 1 : Tons of parking, no trouble finding a spot even minutes before race start
Deferral policy1 of 1 : Not applicable
3.8 starsRace Appeal
Race-packet swag1 of 1 : Pretty average swag - cotton tee, plain design
Get what you pay for1 of 1 : Got what I paid for/as advertised/didn't run out of supplies
Distance varieties1 of 1 : One distance choice
Scenery1 of 1 : Gorgeous scenery
Distance accuracy1 of 1 : Certified course
4.4 starsDifficulty / Technicality
Starting line/crowd size1 of 1 : Tiny race - start isn't crowded at all
Hills1 of 1 : Really, truly fast and board-flat
Technical1 of 1 : Small road debris, a couple potholes, but nothing bad, wide and flat bench-cut trails
New-runner friendly1 of 1 : Friendly to new runners
Difficulty following course1 of 1 : A few zig-zags, but not tough to follow unassisted
3.4 starsPost Race
Post-race party1 of 1 : Good food, above average party, people like to stick around
Timing promptness1 of 1 : Mild delay - times posted after everyone finishes
Awards promptness1 of 1 : Wait time for awards was minimal
Awards quality1 of 1 : Average awards quality, 5-year age groups
Other post-race events1 of 1 : Basic: music/band